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Moving North


Published 1955 circa


Martin Van Lines arrives to pick up a 1950s Caucasian family from their home in Seattle who are moving to Alaska.
packing silver;
kids at totem poles;
Alaska town landscapes;
hiker with backpack hikes through woods;
Alaska railroad car and rail and journey shots;
Cheechako Tavern Anchorage;
nighttime neon in Anchorage;
Reeve Aviation aluminum plane to the outer islands;
airline POVs of volcanic ranges; steaming volcanoes;
Aleutian Airways airplane shot;
Alaska Railroad train from Anchorage to Fairbanks,
car & rail shots & POVs;
dirt road through Denali National Park;
Views of Denali;
agriculture and industry landscapes,
University of Alaska at Fairbanks,
Igloo motel & travel park;
small plane from Fairbanks, flyover POVs,
smoking salmon; fish wheel; meeting natives;
white family examines native crafts; l
og cabin in tundra;
sign: "entering North Pole"; l
ogging,
berry gathering,
native artists at work,
mining town with native families, children playing, jumping rope;


Producer Huber, Louis R.
Sponsor Martin Van Lines
Audio/Visual sound, color

Credits

Produced by Louis R. Huber.

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Reviewer: Spuzz - favoritefavoritefavorite - May 17, 2013
Subject: A moving picture indeed.
Wish I'd thought of that end tag line. Anyways, this very briefly talks about the subject of moving, but this is mostly a travelogue about the many beautiful things about Alaska. Narrated by the neighbors apparently, the film sees the couple and their kid off on a cab, then instantly talks about the many cities and touristy things one can do there. I am not sure what the whole point of this film was.
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